Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 48: Antique Winchester Model 1892 Takedown Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: May 20, 2011

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

Antique Winchester Model 1892 Takedown Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1892
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 25-20 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Stock: walnut
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 16
Class: Antique

Manufactured in 1896. Lyman beaded blade front sight and replacement buckhorn rear sight, with full length magazine tube. Top barrel flat has the two line address and "25-20 W.C.F.", upper tang has the three line model/patent marking, frame underside has the serial number, and takedown lever has the 1893 patent date. Smooth forearm and straight grip stock with forend cap and crescent buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Fine. The rifle retains 70% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown patina with some very scattered minor pitting. The hammer and lever retain 30% original case colors and the buttplate has a smooth brown-gray patina. The refinished wood is fine with some minor dings and scratches. Mechanically fine.

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